Welcome to Hannah Howe’s website. Hannah is the bestselling author of the Sam Smith Mystery Series. Sam’s Song, book one in the series, has reached number one on the Amazon.com private detective chart on six separate occasions, plus the number one position in Australia. Furthermore, the Sam Smith Mystery Series has graced the top twenties in ten other countries. Hannah’s Ann’s War Mystery Series has also reached the number one position on three Amazon.com charts – mysteries, historical and literature, along with the number one position in Australia.

“If you like psychological detective stories with a touch of humour and romance, you will love Sam Smith.”


Hannah Howe is the author of the Sam Smith Mystery Series, the Ann’s War Mystery Series and Saving Grace. Hannah’s books are published by Goylake Publishing and distributed through Gardners Books to over 300 outlets worldwide. Her books are available in print, as eBooks and audio books, and are being translated into ten languages.

The Sam Smith Mystery Series is a character-driven series about Samantha Smith, a woman overcoming the effects of childhood trauma and an abusive ex-husband while trying to make a living as a private detective. The series explores a number of adult themes, including domestic violence, sexual abuse, rape, drug addiction, racism and alcoholism.

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Currently, Hannah is writing Snow in August, book sixteen in the Sam Smith Mystery Series. She is also researching material for future Sam Smith books along with material for a Victorian novel set in 1888, a novel set in 1948 and a novel set in Bulgaria during the Second World War. Along with these projects, Hannah is developing a series, The Olive Tree, set during the Spanish Civil War. Please follow Hannah’s blog posts for more details.

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